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Education Careers: Professional Diversity in Education

Lindenwood’s online master’s in education offers standout skills for diverse areas of education through three graduate certificate options. Choose from certificates in leadership, designing curriculum for students with dyslexia, and K–12 eLearning. A non-certificate concentration in curriculum and instruction is also available.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the field is constantly expanding at an industry growth rate of 4-6%, creating plentiful opportunities for careers in education.

High School Teacher

$61,660/year

High school teachers typically educate students in ninth through twelfth grade and ensure they gain the skills and knowledge that qualify them for a high school diploma. These educators teach one area of study, such as mathematics, history, or art, and help students prepare for success in adulthood.

Career and Technical Education Teachers

$58,110/year

Career and technical education teachers prepare individuals to begin careers in specific professions with or without a college degree. These professionals share their insight into specific industries and help the next generation begin their careers successfully and confidently.

Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Additional opportunities for education careers:

  • Training and development specialist
  • Instructional coordinator
  • Special education teacher
  • School principal
  • Teacher assistant
  • High school equivalency diploma teacher
  • Librarian
  • Daycare leader

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Program Outcomes: Innovative Teaching Tools for Diverse Education Careers

When you complete the master’s in education online program, you will be able to:

Specialty Skills for Your Chosen Field

The master’s in education online program offers three graduate certificate options and one non-certificate concentration.

Education, MA: Curriculum & Instruction

Lindenwood University’s online Curriculum and Instruction Master’s in Education concentration allows you to customize your degree to gain the skills needed for the education career you want.

Education, MA: K-12 e-Learning Certificate

Gain the skills to deliver outstanding educational experiences in diverse digital learning environments with the online Master of Arts in Education and the K-12 e-Learning Certificate program from Lindenwood University.

Education, MA: Dyslexia Graduate Certificate

Improve the lives and learning outcomes of students with dyslexia with the online Master of Arts in Education and graduate certificate in dyslexia curriculum program from Lindenwood University.

Education, MA: Teacher Leadership Certificate

Transform your education career and help improve your institution as a leader with the Master of Arts in Education and Teacher Leadership Certificate online program from Lindenwood University.

Career Support

Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.

Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.

Job Fairs

We host four job fairs per year, both on campus and through our partnerships within the Gateway Career Association.

Office of Career Services

We can help you begin your job search, make professional connections, and prepare for the job you want.

Alumni Network

When you graduate with a degree from Lindenwood, you’ll be a part of our extensive network of former students.

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